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The requierements for a patent are novelty inventive step (called non obviousness in the US) usability. Novelty is anchored in 35 USC 102, which reads (a) NOVELTY; PRIOR ART.—A person shall be entitled to a patent unless— (1) the claimed invention was patented, described in a printed publication, or in public use, on sale, or otherwise available to the ...

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